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Huisman do Brasil under construction
18 September, 2012
Dutch marine heavy lifting supplier Huisman broke ground for a new production facility in the port city of Navegantes, Brazil this September.
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Damen shipyards designs heavy-lift carrier
Thursday, September 13, 2012 Damen Shipyards Group introduced a design for its Damen Offshore Carrier 7500 (DOC), which may be used with a heavy-lift crane.
Handal Group bags US$47.6m offshore crane service deal
Monday, July 09, 2012 Malaysian offshore crane manufacturer Handal Offshore Services has been awarded a five-year contract to provide integrated crane services for ExxonMobil’s Malaysian Exploration and Production operations.
Cargotec releases 2011 annual report
Tuesday, April 24, 2012 Finnish manufacturer Cargotec has released its 2011 Annual Report, saying sales grew despite the Eurozone crisis and Asian natural disasters.
Liebherr Portal Crane awarded Crane of the Year
Monday, December 12, 2011 International Bulk Journal, a British magazine, awarded Liebherr port cranes with the “Crane of the Year” award for its portal crane, LPS 600, used for bulk handling and provided with flexible configurations for ports of different sizes.
Liebherr breeds a hybrid sea monster
Thursday, December 01, 2011 Liebherr’s maritime and small crawler division has unveiled designs for a new hybrid crane concept that can be used both as an offshore crane and as a mobile harbour crane.
Tiong Woon lifts in South East Asia
Wednesday, November 16, 2011 Tiong Woon in Singapore has signed two contracts in South East Asia. Under the first contract, it will supply heavy equipment and marine transportation for oil and gas projects in Burma, (officially Myanmar), and under the second it will supply lifting and transport in Malaysia.
Ex-Modulift chair sets up lift assurance and design venture
Tuesday, November 08, 2011 Former Modulift chairman Nick Latham has set up a new consultancy and lift engineering venture offering lifting safety and engineering services for the on and offshore lifting sector.
Vic-Lok keeps holding on
Monday, October 24, 2011 IntegriCert, owned by Vic Segura with two locations in Louisiana, has recently launched the innovative Vic-Lok Shackle. The company is an inspection, load testing, and rigging company serving the oil and gas industry in the Southwest.
Liebherr Nenzing celebrates 35th in high-tech style
Tuesday, October 04, 2011 Liebherr recently celebrated the 35th anniversary of its production facility in Nenzing, Austria, which produces mobile harbour, ship, offshore and crawler cranes while developing industry-leading technologies such as carbon fibre crane parts.
Gottwald supplies 100t pontoon cranes for Mississippi River runs
Thursday, August 11, 2011 Gottwald Port Technology has supplied two of its 100t capacity harbour pontoon cranes for transshipping operations on the Mississippi River run by St James Stevedoring Partners of Louisiana, US.
Collett and Sons acquire MDF Transport’s wind division
Monday, July 18, 2011 Heavy lift transport and shipping firm Collett and Sons have strengthened their position in the wind energy sector after acquiring the wind turbine transport division of family-owned firm MDF Transport.
Jumbo’s latest arctic vessel lifts in tandem
Friday, July 15, 2011 Heavy lift shipping operator Jumbo has signed an agreement with Croatian shipyard Brodosplit for an arctic heavy lift vessel equipped with two large offshore cranes, designed for tandem lifting.
Ningbo Port chooses Terex ERTGs to support Yuandong expansion
Friday, July 15, 2011 Terex Noell has received an order for four Elevated Busbar Rubber-Tyred Gantry Cranes (ERTGs) from Ningbo Port Group to support expansion of container handling operations at Yuandong port terminal in China.
Weissel buys Wolff flat top tower
Friday, July 15, 2011 Wolffkran has sold a Wolff 6015.6 flat-top trolley jib tower crane to Austrian contractor Weissel, who had been leasing from the manufacturer for work on Malcherhof Baden Medical Centre in Austria.
Demag AG board recommends new Terex offer
Friday, June 17, 2011 Demag Cranes AG management has recommended its shareholders accept a revised takeover bid from Terex Corporation that includes an increased share price offer while safeguarding employee jobs, existing sites and Demag AG’s operational autonomy within Terex.
Liebherr supplies container cranes to Kuwait and Brazil
Monday, May 09, 2011 Leibherr Container Cranes says it is scheduled to deliver its first two container cranes in Brazil and a large order for the cranes in Kuwait.
PTTEP contract awarded to Oil States
Wednesday, February 23, 2011 US-owned Oil States Thailand has been awarded a three-year contract, valued at USD $14m, to deliver Nautilus offshore marine cranes to PTT Exploration and Production Company Limited (PTTEP).
Malaysian Manitowoc cranes are keepers
Monday, February 21, 2011 Manitowoc took orders for two crawler cranes for construction work on a deep-water oil field in Malaysia.
Kobelco delivers 23 250t cranes
Tuesday, February 08, 2011 Koeblco has filled an order from Mammoet for six 180t CKE1800 and 23 250t CKE2500-2 crawler cranes.

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